Ye praised Adolf Hitler and Nazis in an interview with Alex Jones. His comments prompted sharp denunciations from across the political spectrum. Ye dined with former president Donald Trump alongside white nationalist Nick Fuentes last week. The House Judiciary GOP Twitter account has deleted “Kanye. Trump” tweet. Ye and Fuentes’ interview highlights Trump’s long-running ties to, refusal to denounce, public figures known for spreading hate speech.
Ye lost billions of dollars in deals with an array of businesses after his comments about Jewish people and Nazis. Jones told Ye, “You don’t deserve to be called that and demonized”.